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Casino investment boosts Kingdom’s construction sector

Increasing casino investment has brought the construction sector to provinces along Cambodia’s borders, World Bank (WB) senior economist for Cambodia Ly Sodeth said on Wednesday. In the latest WB Cambodia Economic Update (CEU) report published on Wednesday, Sodeth said that the construction sector has boomed in Banteay ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/casino-investment-boosts-kingdoms-construction-sector

Entertainment and Investment expo slated for early next year

The third edition of the Asia Entertainment and Investment Expo, also known as AGE Cambodia 2020, will be held at Sokha Beach Resort in Sihanoukville on March 26 and 27, according to the official website for the event.​ ...

Jose Rodriguez T. Senase
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50661036/entertainment-and-investment-expo-slated-for-early-next-year/

Gambling ban driving Chinese nationals away

Tens of thousands of Chinese nationals are reportedly leaving the Kingdom following a government ban on online gambling intended to reduce the number of crimes committed by foreigners. On August 18, Prime Minister Hun Sen issued a directive banning all online and arcade gambling in the ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50641757/gambling-ban-driving-chinese-nationals-away/

Island casino’s fate to be decided

A preah Sihanouk provincial official said on Monday that the administration would request approval from the Ministry of Environment and the National Committee for Coastal Management and Development to dismantle a Chinese casino on Koh Rong Sanloem. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/island-casinos-fate-be-decided

Koh Rong Sanloem casino ‘is flouting’ closure order

A Preah Sihanouk provincial official said on Thursday that the owner of Jinding Hotel and Casino on Koh Rong Sanloem is flouting the authorities’ order to close the business by March 22. Preah Sihanouk Provincial Hall spokesman Kheang Phearum told The Post that the provincial ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/koh-rong-sanloem-casino-flouting-closure-order

NagaCorp Ltd unveils Naga 3

NAGACORP Ltd, which owns Phnom Penh’s only licensed casino NagaWorld, announced its $4 billion Naga 3 Project on the site of the former “White Building” in Tonle Bassac commune, a 29-page document filed with the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited said. The company’s announcement ...

Sorn Sarath and Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/nagacorp-ltd-unveils-naga-3

Number of casinos jumps by 53% in 2018

Cambodia granted 52 licences to casinos last year, bringing the total awarded to 150 at the end of 2018, thanks largely to a surge in gambling businesses in the Kingdom’s Preah Sihanouk province. ...

Hor Kimsay
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/number-casinos-jumps-53-2018

NagaWorld’s profits soar in 2017

Phnom Penh’s NagaWorld casino posted a massive increase in profits and revenue driven by strong growth in high-value guests last year, with the amount of money gambled by VIPs at the capital’s only casino exceeding Cambodia’s gross domestic product for 2016. ...

Brendan O’Byrne
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/nagaworlds-profits-soar-2017

Big trouble in little China? Exploring Chinese investment in Sihanoukville

The coastal city of Sihanoukville is undergoing a massive transformation. Once perceived as a seedy haunt for lethargic backpackers and expats, a flood of Chinese tourists and investors has begun to alter the landscape by setting up everything from gaudy casinos to towering luxury resorts ...

Kali Kotoski and Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/post-depth-business/big-trouble-little-china-0

Naga profits hit jackpot again

NagaCorp’s winning streak shows no signs of letting up, with the Hong Kong-listed casino operator posting another impressive half-year result, reporting profits up more than 20 percent year-on-year during the first six months of 2017 on a surge in VIP rollings and visits to its ...

Cam McGrath
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/naga-profits-hit-jackpot-again

Naga CEO Lip Keong seeking majority stake

Nagacorp Ltd, the operator of Phnom Penh’s NagaWorld hotel and casino complex, announced that the company’s chief executive, Chen Lip Keong, has submitted a proposal to shareholders and the Hong Kong Stock Exchange that would allow him to divest his personal investment of $369 million ...

Post Staff
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/naga-ceo-lip-keong-seeking-majority-stake

Lottery hopes to soar on Wing network

Mohaleap Lotto, a subsidiary of Cambodia’s Royal Group, officially entered the Kingdom’s lottery gaming market this month, hoping to disrupt a business sector currently dominated by black market outlets, a company executive said yesterday. ...

Hor Kimsay
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/lottery-hopes-soar-wing-network

Vietnamese firm to invest in massive casino

A little-known Vietnamese investment firm plans to build a massive $200 million mixed-use development that includes a hotel, casino and water park in the dusty Cambodian border town of Bavet through its fully-owned Malaysian subsidiary, a government official confirmed yesterday. ...

Kali Kotoski
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/vietnamese-firm-invest-massive-casino

EGA reports Cambodian casino losses

Nasdaq-listed Entertainment Gaming Asia (EGA) reported a net loss of $6.7 million for the fourth quarter of 2016, compared with a loss of $2.7 million in the same time in 2015 largely due to the cancellation of its operations in Cambodia, the company said in ...

Kali Kotoski
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/ega-reports-cambodian-casino-losses

VIPs roll into capital’s casino

Nagacorp Ltd, the Hong Kong-listed operator of Cambodia’s NagaWorld casino and hotel complex, posted $3.73 billion in VIP rolling chip volume during the first quarter of 2017, a 34 percent year-on-year increase, while mass market buy-ins and electronic gaming machine (EGM) growth remained steady, the ...

Kali Kotoski
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/vips-roll-capitals-casino

Casino in Poipet shut; reasons unknown

A Poipet venue offering online gambling and affiliated with nearby Crown Casino was closed by authorities over the weekend, according to a company security official.​ ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/casino-poipet-shut-reasons-unknown

Casino tax revenue rises

The government collected $48 million from the casino industry last year, a rise of about 40 per cent compared with 2015. Ros Phearun, a deputy director-general of the Finance Ministry’s financial industry department, said that along with an effort by the government to improve tax revenue, ...

May Kunmakara
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/36411/casino-tax-revenue-rises/

NagaCorp casino 2016 profits show modest growth

Cambodian casino operator NagaCorp Ltd posted a net profit of $184.2 million last year, a 7 percent increase over the previous year, with growth largely tempered by a lacklustre surge in business volume across all gaming segments at its NagaWorld casino complex in Phnom Penh.While ...

Kali Kotoski
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/nagacorp-casino-2016-profits-show-modest-growth

Modest growth for NagaWorld

NagaWorld, a subsidiary of Hong Kong-listed NagaCorp, recorded a modest four percent increase in gross gaming revenue (GGR) last year, bringing the figure up to $500.8 million.   ...

May Kunmakara
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/35315/modest-growth-for-nagaworld/

$30B casino, theme park project mooted

MQ Technology Bhd, a Malaysian investment holding company, is looking to form a joint venture with a newly formed entity, Cambodian Resorts and Entertainment Co Ltd, to build a $30 million casino and theme park in Prey Veng province near the Vietnamese border, according to ...

Kali Kotoski
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/30b-casino-theme-park-project-mooted

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